Summer nights are made for cold drinks and great music. Fortunately, the Dallas area is home to many great concert venues, so you have tons of fantastic shows to choose from over the next few weeks. Here are ten of the most exciting upcoming concerts in the area during the month of July. Where will you be jamming out on the weekends?
Vans Warped Tour at Dos Equis Pavilion - July 6
If you're a fan of punk rock, then this is the place to be on Friday night. The full lineup is a little bit too long to cover here, but let's just say it includes a vast array of awesome performers, including Simple Plan, 3oh!3, Bowling for Soup, Yungblud, We the Kings and more. General admission tickets aren't too expensive, so buy yours ASAP and join in the fun this weekend.
Thirty Seconds to Mars at Dos Equis Pavilion - July 11
WALK THE MOON, K.Flay and Welshly Arms will be opening for this famous rock band. Then, you'll have the opportunity to rock out to well-known hits by Thirty Seconds to Mars. Grab your tickets now, because when else will you be able to see Jared Leto and Shannon Leto in person?
Thomas Rhett at Choctaw Grand Theater - July 13
Embrace warm, relaxed summer nights with songs from country music star Thomas Rhett. You basically can't help but sing along to great tunes like "Marry Me" and "Die a Happy Man." Added bonus: you'll get to explore the Choctaw Casino before and after the live performance, so it's a great night of entertainment in multiple ways.
Billy Bob Thornton at Arlington Music Hall - July 19
Thornton does everything from acting to filmmaking, but this month, he's also going to be showcasing his musical talents to the DFW crowd with The Boxmasters. Experience his passion for singing and songwriting live on stage as he performs covers of classic songs, as well as works of his own. Bri Bagwell is scheduled to open with some of her popular country music tunes.
Sam Smith at American Airlines Center - July 20
If you're a fan of Smith's biggest hits like "Too Good at Goodbyes" and "Stay With Me," then you need to catch his "The Thrill of It All" tour. Up and coming country music singer Cam will open before Smith takes you away with his lyrical, heart-wrenching tunes. Grab tickets quickly because they're sure to sell out soon.
Foreigner at Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory - July 21
This is your opportunity to see Mick Jones and the rest of the gang live on stage, performing their famous hits like "I Want to Know What Love Is" and "Cold as Ice." Whitesnake and Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Evening will open, then grant the stage to English-American rock band you know and love.
Counting Crows at Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory - July 24
Regardless of the weather, legendary band Counting Crows will be performing in Irving later this month. Whether you want to belt the lyrics to "Accidentally in Love" or rock out to "Mr. Jones," this is your chance to see the band live. Plus, there will be a special guest: the American rock band Live will be performing their best hits like "Lightning Crashes."
Pentatonix at Dos Equis Pavilion - July 26
Everyone's heard at least a few songs by this incredible acapella group, but seeing them live is an even more impressive experience. Witness their talent in person from the lawn or a reserved seat, and beforehand, have fun with guests Calum Scott and Echosmith. Trust me, you won't be disappointed by this unique performance.
Jason Aldean at Dos Equis Pavilion - July 28
With eight albums and 24 singles, Aldean has truly paved a path for himself in the country music universe. Grab a beer and a lawn ticket for his new show, then jam out to classic country hits like "Dirt Road Anthem" and "Night Train." Luke Combs, Lauren Alaina and Dee Jay Silver will also be performing, so you know it'll be an entertaining night.
Logic at Dos Equis Pavilion - July 29
This American rapper is only 28, and yet he's already staked out an impressive spot in the world of pop culture and music. His mixtapes "Young, Broke & Infamous" and "Young Sinatra" earned him a great deal of attention, and he's now one of the most recognized rappers in modern society. Book your spot at his show to see songs like "44 More" and "Sucker for Pain" performed live.